Vacancies

“I have sometimes told people … that Playcentre is responsible for my glorious career”- Dame Catherine Tizzard, NZ’s first woman Governor-General

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Session Support Worker

West Coast

Permanent part time position in Blackball Playgroup, Buller supporting parents/caregivers in wider community to start as soon as possible.

Closing date: Friday 16 August.

Centre Support Worker – Kapiti Coast – Wellington

Wellington

The role will provide consistency and knowledge of Playcentre philosophy to Centres in Otaki and Paraparaumu Playcentres located on the Kapiti Coast.

Closing date: 12 August 2019

Centre Support Worker – Hutt Valley

Northland

Permanent Part time Position in the Hutt Valley. This role is to empower and support centre members with curriculum, education, role modelling, teamwork, philosophy and ongoing evaluation.

Closing date: 12 August 2019

Administration and Grants Coordinator

Wellington

New full time position role with plenty of variety. Reporting to the General Manager, you will play a critical role in supporting the effective running of Playcentre Aotearoa, through the provision of second to none administration support services and the coordination of the organisation’s Grant Application process.

Closing date: 5.00pm, Sunday 11 August 2019

Terrace End Playcentre Facilitator

Manawatu-Wanganui

Are your passionate about Early Childhood Education? Could you support parents with the running of sessions and offer individual support and assistance as required?

Closing date: 30 August 2019

Session Facilitator

Canterbury

A new permanent part time position has opened up at Avonhead Playcentre in Canterbury.

Closing date: 19 July 2019

Session Support

Waikato

A part time fixed role has opened up at Te Kuiti Playcentre on a Thursday morning for Term 3 and Term 4 2019.

Closing date: 16 August 2019 – 4pm.

Centre Administrator

Canterbury

This role is to support 3 centres within the Timaru area with their administrative tasks, to ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures or legislation, and in general allow centres to focus on working with children and their caregivers by ensuring administration completed.

Closing date: 16 July 2019

Session Facilitator

Auckland

A permanent part time position has opened up at Dunsandel Playcentre in Canterbury.

Closing date: 12 July 2019

Playcentre Education teaching staff (tutors) Workshop facilitator and/or Commenter

Southland

We are looking for Facilitators and / or Commenters to join our Playcentre Education teaching team in Southland, Otago and South Canterbury .

Closing date: Open – we are always seeking expressions of interest in all locations.

Session Support Worker

Bay of Plenty

We are looking for a person with Course 3 or higher who loves Playcentre to come and be a part of our awesome team at Omokoroa Playcentre on Mondays and Thursdays.

Closing date: 10 July 2019

Session Facilitator

Southland

A permanent part time position has opened up at Richmond Playcentre, Invercargill for 12 hours per week.

Closing date: 4 July 2019

Centre Support Worker for the Taranaki District

Taranaki

A permanent part time position has opened up for a Centre Support Worker in the Taranaki District.

Closing date: Open – start date Term 3 2019

Session Facilitator Role – Ohau Playcentre

Manawatu-Wanganui

A vacancy has arisen at Ohau Playcentre for a Session Facilitator Role.

Closing date: Open

Centre Support Worker – Wairarapa District

Wellington

A Permanent Part time Position role has opened up in the Wairarapa District for Carterton, Martinborough, Westside Playcentres.

Closing date: Open – start date Term 3 2019

Relief Cleaner Required

Waikato

A casual part time position has opened up for a relief cleaner to fill in when required in Hamilton Playcentres.

Closing date: Open

Session Support

Tasman

A permanent part time position for a Session Support role has arisen for Atawhai Playcentre, Nelson.

Closing date: 7 June 2019

Session Support – Temporary Part Time Position

Wellington

Island Bay Playcentre, based on the South Coast of Wellington are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to join our parent-led team on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for Term 3.

Closing date: 14 June 2019

Session Facilitator

Tasman

Mapua Playcentre is thrilled to be adding another day!! We are gathering expressions of interest for a Session Facilitator for either a Tuesday or Thursday Morning.

Closing date: 14 June 2019

Session Support

Canterbury

A vacancy has arisen for a Session Support role at Clarkville Playcentre in Canterbury.

Closing date: 31 May 2019

Session Facilitator

Manawatu-Wanganui

Session Facilitator role available at Milson Playcentre as a fixed term part time position.

Closing date: 31 May 2019

Session Support

Waikato

Part time role for Te Kuiti Playcentre – fixed for Term 3 and Term 4 2019.

Closing date: 31 May 2019

Session Facilitator

Gisborne

Wainui Beach Playcentre is offering a Permanent Position, starting on 22nd July 2019. Course 4 or ECE equivalent required.

Closing date: 20 June 2019

Session Facilitator

Otago

We are looking for a Playcentre Course 4 or Early Childhood qualified person who is self-motivated and fun loving to join our team at Wakatipu Playcentre Centre Otago. Our centre focuses on working alongside our tamariki and whanau to become community-minded people who are rich in life skills.

Closing date: 20 May 2019

Session Facilitator

Canterbury

This role is based at Shirley Playcentre on a Friday from 9am – 2pm.

Closing date: 22 May 2019

Playcentre Education teaching staff (tutors) Workshop facilitator and/or Commenter

Auckland

We are looking for Facilitators and / or Commenters to join our Playcentre Education teaching team.

Closing date: Open – we are always seeking expressions of interest in all locations.

Education Co-ordinator (Northern region)

Auckland

This person is responsible for the co-ordination and management of the adult education programme within the Northern Region. 

Closing date: Applications accepted now until vacancy filled

Hunterville Playcentre Facilitator

Manawatu-Wanganui

Are your passionate about Early Childhood Education? Could you support parents with the running of sessions and offer individual support and assistance as required?

Closing date: Friday 3 May

Centre Administrator

Taranaki

This role is to support 1 centre – Hawera in Taranaki with their administrative tasks, to ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures or legislation.

Closing date: First in first considered

Session Support Worker

Wellington

Lower Hutt Playcentre is looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to join their parent-led team on a Tuesday for Term 2.

Closing date: Open

Session Facilitator

Canterbury

We are a growing centre in Canterbury with 5 sessions per week. We need someone who can role model good Playcentre philosophy working with families who are new to Playcentre.

Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019

Centre Support Worker

Wellington

This role is to empower and support centre members with curriculum, education, role modelling, teamwork, philosophy and ongoing evaluation. The role will provide consistency and knowledge of Playcentre philosophy to Centres in Miramar and Hataitai.

Closing date: Open (first in first considered)

Session Facilitator

Southland

We are looking for a Playcentre Course 4 or Early Childhood qualified person who is self-motivated and fun loving to join our team at Lumsden Playcentre in Southland 3 morning sessions a week.

Closing date: Open

Centre Support Worker

Bay of Plenty

This role is to empower and support centre members with curriculum, education, role modelling, teamwork, philosophy and ongoing evaluation. The role will provide consistency and knowledge of Playcentre philosophy to Centres in Whakatane.

Closing date: Open (first in first considered)

Centre Support Worker

Gisborne

This role is to empower and support centre members with curriculum, education, role modelling, teamwork, philosophy and ongoing evaluation. The role will provide consistency and knowledge of Playcentre philosophy to Centres in Nuhaka and Wairoa.

Closing date: Open (first in first considered)

Centre Support Worker

Waikato

This role is to empower and support centre members with curriculum, education, role modelling, teamwork, philosophy and ongoing evaluation. The role will provide consistency and knowledge of Playcentre philosophy to Centres in Hamilton, King Country, Tairua and Whitianga.

Closing date:  Open (first in first considered)

SPACE Facilitator

Waikato

The Central North Region is searching for fabulous people to train and work as Space facilitators. As a Space Facilitator you and your Co-Facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents, while exploring parenting, children’s development and play.

Closing date: Open

SPACE Facilitator

Otago

The Southern Region is searching for fabulous people to train and work as Space facilitators. As a Space Facilitator you and your Co-Facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents, while exploring parenting, children’s development and play.

Closing date: Open

Are you thinking that one day you will return to full-on paid work? Do you shudder to think that you’ve gone rusty, lost your edge, lack any workplace skills and that employers will think you’re ‘Just a Mum/Dad’?

Playcentre offers us a wealth of ways to help us bridge this transition. We can increase/ maintain our employability by gaining/ maintaining skills from being on team, holding a specific role and undertaking adult education.